Operator Technician

Location Seascale
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Mark Swindle

Contact email: mark@superior-recruitment.com
Published: 6 days ago

​Superior Recruitment Group are looking for an experienced Operator Technician on behalf of our client based in Seascale, Cumbria. This is a full time permanent role.

Primary purpose of role

It is the responsibility of the Operator Technician to be responsible for the safe, efficient operation of running plant to ensure legislative and operational compliance.

Major duties

  • The Operator Technician ensures the safe and environmentally compliant operation of the plant. To achieve this, the Operator Technician monitors, inspects, controls plant parameters, and makes operational adjustments where necessary. They shall be proficient in all aspects of power plant operation

  • As required, to provide start up and shutdown services in respect of plant systems and participate in emergency shutdown of the plant

  • To be fully conversant with safe working procedures and all site operating and emergency procedures, operating instructions and to have a working knowledge of COMAH regulations.

  • To be conversant with site Major Accident Hazards (MAH) and procedures

  • As required, performs process analysis maintaining and updating required documents and where appropriate suggesting actions and/or improvements Interpret and control plant operations by data that is presented via a Distribution Control System and general plant data

  • Following targets and operational decisions made by the Shift Manager, the Operator Technician monitors the operation of the plant, making adjustments to maximise the efficiency of the plant, minimise the cost of operation and ensure environmental compliance

  • To provide relevant operational advice and guidance to both other shift members and cross- functional colleague

  • Achieve Authorised Person status and under the direction of a Senior Authorised Person, to provide safety from the system

  • To be fully conversant with Safe Working Procedures and following relevant training, achieve and maintain Authorised Person Status, including Low Voltage authorisation Portray the role of Operator Technician in a positive and professional manner

Qualifications & Professional Accreditation

  • Essential - ONC / NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in engineering or plant processing.

  • Desirable - HNC/HND in an electrical, mechanical, or related discipline. Time served apprenticeship. Boiler operator accreditation scheme qualification. IOSH Working Safely

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

  • Essential - Relevant experience of working in and contributing to a continuous process / production environment. Working as part of and contributing to a team. Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines. Knowledge and experience of Plant SHE systems & procedures. Ability to create and edit Microsoft Word to a good standard. To have a basic working knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Ability to use Microsoft Outlook for emails and calendar entries/invites.

  • Desirable - Boiler, DCS or similar knowledge & experience. Commissioning. Working a shift pattern. Power generation operational knowledge & work experience. Experience of working on and contributing to a COMAH regulated site. Relevant experience of Permit to Work processes and procedures. Experience of Quality systems – processes, standards & application. Experience of plant monitoring management systems. Ability to create presentations using PowerPoint.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Communicating with others: Expresses ideas and information clearly, in a way which helps people understand.

  • Working together: Works with others to achieve results and develop good working relationships

  • Customer focus & agility: Understands the needs of the customer always providing excellent service with the ability to adapt to change and work effectively in a variety of situations.

  • Self-improvement: Actively improves by developing new and enhancing existing skills and knowledge, learns from past experiences and adapts behaviour in response to feedback

  • Efficient & effective delivery: Takes responsibility for personal outcomes within job responsibilities and is focused on achieving results

For more information and to apply, please submit your up to date CV and our specialist team will be in touch with you as soon as possible.